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Moving Dirt

A lucrative dirt trade is leaving gaping holes in communities

Cycle of Rice: Power and Politics

In rural Cambodia, rice handouts buy allegiance. This is the seventh in a 12-part series on Cambodia’s annual rice cycle, to be published monthly.

2012: The Year in News

The year began with rubber bullets and evictions, and ended by be­ing branded the worst year in a de­cade for respect of human rights in Cambodia.

Correspondents Recall Cambodia’s Civil War

Correspondents recall their experiences documenting Cambodia's civil war. Click to download the special report PDF

20 Years After Untac

On November 15, 1992 the head of the U.N. Transitional Authority in Cambodia (Untac) announced in his report to the U.N. Security Council that...

From Mainlining to Methadone in Cambodia

Ly Chan Long could not recall just when it was that he first tried to quit heroin on his own. He had been using...

Explaining the Factory Faintings

Chanthul felt darkness fall over her face. Sy Ten became dizzy and asked for some Tiger Balm to dab on her head. Sovanny's head...

Hun Sen Marks 25 Years as Country’s Prime Minister

Stung Trang district, Kompong Cham province - Twenty-five years ago today, Hun Sen was appointed by the Cambodian National Assembly to become, at 33,...

Burma: A Changing Landscape

SHAN STATE, Burma - Bordeaux and the Loire Valley are not what one immediately associates with the Shan highlands of eastern Burma. Yet in...

Cambodia Passes Up Chance to Ratify Cluster Bomb Convention

Stung Trang district, Kompong Cham province - Hen Soeun bears none of the visible wounds typical of the victim of an explosion, not the...

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Laos Bullish on Dams Despite Fatal Catastrophe

Renewable energy proponents have seized on the fatal collapse of a dam in Laos in their push to steer the country away from its hydropower “binge.”

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